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Final thoughts: can we “fix” Jasper Ave?

The car has always won on Jasper Avenue. Especially since its historic victory in 1951 when the streetcar system was dismantled, the car has enjoyed seven lanes (for most of its length) worth of right of way, limited pedestrian crossings,

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Downtown

Out of the cold

Roughly 2,000 Edmontonians are currently homeless, according to an online media release from Mayor Don Iveson on Oct. 10. In the same media release, City Council said that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this number has been growing in Edmonton.

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Downtown

The age of microtransit

On Nov. 19, 2019, the City of Edmonton announced it would be cutting 100 bus routes out of the Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) network, leaving many Edmontonians in inner suburbs with much longer walks to their nearest bus stop, and

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Downtown

A library reimagined

A library reimagined – that’s what comes to mind when you set foot into the newly reopened Stanley A. Milner Library. Excited guests stream through the doors, spray on some hand-sanitizer, and get to exploring. And there’s plenty to explore.

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Downtown

Uneven streets

Sometime in the middle of July, a blanket of metal spikes was bolted onto the set of concrete benches just outside the CIBC on 101 St. and Jasper Avenue. The company offered a reason for installing them — notices were

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Downtown

Café culture

DISTRICT CAFÉ AND BAKERY Situated in a corner unit at 10011 109 St., District Café and Bakery is a brisk 15-minute walk from campus, and it sure is worth it. In fact, you’re better off walking, because the parking situation

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Culture

Summer’s street food season

It’s that time of year when Edmonton’s food trucks are starting to make their way out onto the streets, providing us with all the tasty summer food and drinks we love. If you’re looking for somewhere to grab a delicious

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Culture

Getting your farmer’s market fix

Summer is not completely cancelled! Although many events have been forced to shut down due to COVID-19, there are still several things you can do to enjoy summer while also supporting local businesses. One of which is visiting some of

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Downtown

Things to do over the summer

High-Level Streetcar The lone streetcar that ambles back-and-forth across the High-Level Bridge is more like part of Edmonton’s backdrop than something you do. You’ve seen it, and there are always people on it, but nobody you know has ever suggested

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